Los Angeles Galaxy vs. D.C. United: Rating David Beckham’s Performance

You have to love players that believe in that one simple word: improvement. David Beckham, for all of the honors he has accomplished in his long storied career, is a player that continues to improve his game, even at the age of 37.

On Sunday, against D.C. United at the Home Depot Center, the LA Galaxy midfielder—the man that changed the face of MLS indelibly in more ways that one—put on a much more solid performance and could have earned more en route to a 3-1 victory.

Beckham had two chances to get on the score sheet: one on the run of play, and the other off the set piece. The first just sailed over the crossbar while the second missed the top left corner by a foot or less. Never mind that the Galaxy had six corners compared to D.C.'s three.

Most importantly, Beckham is a provider, and he recorded his second assist in as many games by helping Marcelo Sarvas open his MLS scoring account in the 86th minute.

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